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Tuvar ki Dal



Tuvar ki Dal is a popular Indian dish made with split pigeon peas. It is a staple in many Indian households and is often served with rice or roti. The dish is made by boiling the split pigeon peas in water with spices such as turmeric, cumin, coriander, and chili powder. Tuvar ki Dal is a nutritious and flavorful dish that is easy to make and can be enjoyed by everyone.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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tuvar (arhar) dal

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

onion, finely chopped


tomatoes, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped



1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Wash and soak the tuvar dal in water for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.

Step 5:

Add tomatoes, green chillies, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, sugar and salt. Sauté for a few minutes.

Step 6:

Add the soaked tuvar dal and 2 cups of water.

Step 7:

Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.

Step 8:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and mash the dal with a spoon.

Step 9:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 11906 users have chowed down on Tuvar ki Dal a whopping 40766 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Lucknow are the top 5 cities gobbling up Tuvar ki Dal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Tuvar ki Dal, our users are head over heels in june, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Tuvar ki Dal is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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